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Trojans fifth at Ponderosa Duals

Jackson Redhair pins his Buchanan High opponent last Saturday. Courtesy photo

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Invite the state’s top wrestling program to your tournament and the winner could be a foregone conclusion. At Friday’s 28th annual Ponderosa Duals, No. 1 Buchanan, at less than full strength, defeated five opponents that included the host Bruins and Oak Ridge to take the first place trophy and defend its team […]

Comments Off / December 05, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Scoreboard

Boys basketball Oak Ridge 48, Ponderosa 57 Oak Ridge 57, Foothill 44 Oak Ridge 60, Del Campo 76 Girls basketball Oak Ridge 59, Fresno 23 Oak Ridge 72, Hanford 51 Oak Ridge 41, Carondelet 63 Oak Ridge 59, Valley Christian 64

Comments Off / December 05, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rough night in Stockton for Oak Ridge football

Justin Poero hustles to recover his onside kick in the second half Friday. No. 53 is Hayden Nabors. Photo by Gil Tournour, orhsfootball.pictures

STOCKTON — Mom said there’d be days like these but to the degree visiting Oak Ridge experienced last Friday in its CIF Division I section semifinal matchup with St. Mary’s is unimaginable. In gridiron terminology, it was the equivalent of getting punched in the mouth. Little went right for the Trojans, especially early, while just […]

Comments Off / November 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bricca, OR girls race this Saturday

FOLSOM — Led by PR (personal record) performances from sisters Maddy and Elena Denner, the Oak Ridge girls team took third at Saturday’s Division I section finals. The Lady Trojans’ finish, four points ahead of McClatchy, snared the last qualifying spot for a berth in the state finals this weekend. Maddy finished fifth at Oak Ridge’s […]

Comments Off / November 21, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans sweep San Benito

After an easy, un-challenged Division I NorCal opener earlier in the week, Oak Ridge returned to peak form against San Benito Saturday, sweeping the Haybalers 25-23, 25-21, 25-22. The victory advanced the No. 2 Lady Trojans to yesterday’s semifinals match against Monte Vista. Emily Gillingham’s block that opened the night started Oak Ridge off on […]

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Trojans advance to semis

Marco Baldacchino ran for four touchdowns — two in the last half of the fourth quarter — as Oak Ridge pulled away from visiting Cosumnes Oaks to defeat the Wolfpack 41-28 in Division I quarterfinal playoff action Friday night. Troy’s victory gave them an undefeated season at home and a date this Friday at St. […]

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Trojan tennis finishes top 4 in NorCal

FOLSOM — Sometimes it’s better to shuffle the deck and gamble rather than stand pat and do nothing. Friday against top seed Monte Vista in the NorCal semifinals at Broadstone Racquet Club, No. 4 Oak Ridge’s roll-the-dice all-out effort to reach the finals fell short as the Mustangs prevailed 5-2 to end the Lady Trojans’ […]

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